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Admission Process

We are pleased that you have decided to become a candidate for admission to St. Mark’s School. Our application process requires prospective students to follow several steps over the course of the admission cycle. All steps necessary to complete the application process are outlined below. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

1. Schedule a Visit to St. Mark’s

An interview is REQUIRED as part of the application process, so please schedule a visit to St. Mark’s. Contact the Admission Office soon at 508-786-6118 or admission@stmarksschool.org as our appointment calendar fills quickly.

2. Required Testing

The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) is required for all applicants. For more information on registration and test dates, please call SSATB in Princeton, NJ at 609-683-4440 or via the web at http://www.ssat.org/. To ensure St. Mark’s receives your score report, our SSAT school code is: 6730.

Domestic applicants may submit the Independant School Entrance Exam (ISEE) in lieu of the SSAT. For more information on registration and test dates, please call ERB at 800-989-3721 or via the web at http://www.erblearn.org/. To ensure St. Mark's receives your score report, our ISEE school code is: 570103.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all applicants whose primary language is not English. For more information, please call TOEFL at 609-771-7100 or via the web at http://www.toefl.com/. To ensure St. Mark’s receives your score report, our TOEFL school code is: 9222.

3. Complete Application

The completed application (Parts I, II, III), Family Information form and the application fee must be postmarked by January 31 for the first round of admission decisions. You can apply online, download the application, or contact our office at 508-786-6118 or admission@stmarksschool.org to request an application package by mail.

Apply Online

Download a St. Mark's Admission Application (Adobe Reader Required)

4. Recommendation Forms

Bring the English, foreign language, and math forms to your current teachers along with stamped envelopes addressed to St. Mark’s. Ask them to complete the forms after November 1 and return them to our office by January 31. If you are not enrolled in a foreign language course, or if English is your foreign language, please submit the science recommendation instead. The Special Interest Recommendation form is optional. St. Mark’s accepts the Common Recommendation form.

Please note that you are still required to submit all three recommendation forms if you apply through TABS or SSAT.

English Recommendation
Math Recommendation
Foreign Language Recommendation
Science Recommendation
Special Interest Recommendation (Optional)

5. School Report Form and Home Schooling Supplement

Ask a school official to send the completed School Report form and a complete transcript from the previous and current year. In addition, submit updated grades through February when they become available.

School Report Form

Home schooled students are required to submit the Home Schooling Supplement. You may download a printable copy or contact the admission office to have one mailed.

Home Schooling Supplement Form 

6. Portfolio Submission

If you have a well developed talent in the creative or performing arts, you may submit samples of your work for review by St. Mark's art, theater and music faculty.  You may also submit athletic videos for our coaches to view.  St. Mark's accepts athletic videos and art submissions via Slideroom. Please review the detailed submission instructions on the Slideroom website. If you elect not to submit materials via Slideroom, you may include with your application an art or athletic resume that lists your training and experience, repertoire or roles performed and honors received.

7. Letter of Decision and Re-Visit Days

Letters of decision will be mailed on March 10, and your reply is expected by April 10. The admission re-visit days are yet to be scheduled for 2014. Please check back later.